Month: January 2010

Pizza Baker Stone by All Clad

[asa]B0000E2OAP[/asa] For those who make pizza very often know very well how convenient it is to use a Pizza baker stone just like the one shown in the baker above. It is All Clad Pizza baking stone made for not only pizza but you can even use them for baking other items as well. Continue reading below to learn more about this Pizza stone from All Clad. Unlike any other Pizza baker stone, this pizza baker is neither rectangular nor circular in shape. It is an oval pizza baking stone which stretches to 17 inch in length and almost 14 inches in width. It has a natural grey color and when placed on oven rack it is almost 1 inch in height. This is just about the perfect height of a classical pizza stone. The Pizza baker stone is fitted on a stainless steel tray which makes doubles it as a pizza serving tray. The stainless steel tray is made of the finest 18/10 stainless steel which is the mostly used composition in the food and dining industry. The tray beneath this pizza stone has very elegant looking handles which come in handy for carrying this stone into and out of the oven and on to the serving table. Accompanied with the pizza stone is a sharp stainless steel pizza cutter with easy to grip handles which makes this...

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Sheermal

Preparation time : 45 mins. | Serves 6 persons This sheermal bread recipe is from South Asian cuisine which tastes bit sweet and very soft. It is usually served with traditional meat curry like korma, karahi, etc. The main ingredient of this bread is milk which makes this dough soft and light, you may also use khoya (ricotta cheese) to increase its taste. Ingredients: 16 oz plain flour18 gm yeast40 gm caster sugar1 eggs (beaten)1 cup warm milk100 gm double cream2 tbsp poppy seeds225 gm ghee (clarified butter)1 tsp salt . Procedure: 1. Make a mixture of lukewarm milk, yeast and sugar. Leave it for 15 mins.2. Sift together flour and salt in a bowl and add eggs, double cream, half amount of ghee and yeast mixture. Mix them together and make a smooth dough. The bread will become soft of you knead the dough gently like pizza dough.3. Cover the dough with a damp cloth to keep the dough soft.4. Now make pieces of 4 inc. diameter each (6-8 pieces may form). Again cover them in a damp cloth and leave for 3-4 hrs.5. After that roll out each piece to make a round flat shape of thickness 1/2 in. and press the whole dough using fork to make small holes. Brush the bread with ghee and sprinkle poppy seeds over it.6. Place the rolled bread in preheated...

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Chocolate Eggless Cake

Preparation time : 50 mins. | Serves 4-6 personsThis chocolate eggless cake recipe is for those who don’t like eggs or for any reasons can’t take and food made from egg, so here comes this delicious chocolate cake with no egg and tastes awesome like any other cake. If you have short of time then use the ready made chocolate sauce for topping instead of the homemade frosting given below. Similary you can also prepared eggless chocolate cupcakes for individual servings. Ingredients: 125 gm all purpose flour 200 gm sugar 2 oz cocoa powder ¾ tsp baking powder ¾ tsp baking soda 1 cup water 1 tbsp vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ tsp salt For Frosting: 6 oz cocoa powder 2 cup condensed milk 2 tbsp butter <a href=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Feasyrecirecic-20%2F8001%2Fc346e7e2-94d8-4284-aac6-12b7b6cec443&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</a>  Procedure: 1. Combine dry ingredients together including flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, soda and salt. It is better to sift them together so that every ingredient incorporate with each other. 2. Now make a smooth paste after adding water, oil, vinegar and vanilla essence to the flour mixture. 3. Pour the batter into a greased baking pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 mins. 5. To prepare frosting mix cocoa powder, condensed milk and butter in a bowl. 6. Place the bowl on steamed water and cook on low heat by...

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Matar Pulao

Preparation time : 30 mins. | Serves 4 personsThis matar pulao recipe is typical South Asian rice recipe which is usually served with korma. This pulao can also be prepared with chick pea or large yellow lentils and tastes great. This pulao gives great flavor when it is served hot.Ingredients: 500 gm long grain rice1 medium size onion (julienne)1/4 cup yogurt1 medium tomato4 green chilies1/4 cup coriander leaves1/4 cup mint leaves2 cinnamon sticks2 green cardamoms1 black cardamom3 cloves2 bay leavesSalt to taste4 cup hot chicken stock (or as required)1/2 cup oil <a href=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Feasyrecirecic-20%2F8001%2F7990518b-ad4d-4210-9522-38b81890a8bb&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</a> Procedure:1. In a deep sauce pan saute onions with cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon sticks and bay leaves until onion become light golden in color.2. Make a smooth paste of yogurt, tomato, green chilies, coriander and mint leaves.3. Add the above yogurt paste,salt and peas in the fried onion and cook on medium heat for 4-5 mins until oil starts to separate from the gravy.4. Now add rice and hot chicken stock to the peas gravy, stir well and cover the lid to cook it on high flame for 5-8 mins until stock starts bubbling and gets dry. Add enough chicken stock so that it 1 inc. above the rice level.5. After that reduce the flame to low and let the rice cook until become completely tender.It would take at least 10 mins. photo source :...

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Marble Pastry Board 18 x18 Inch

[asa]B0000DE6ZA[/asa] Today our product in review is a cutting and rolling board used by most of the top pastry chefs and home chefs. It is a marble pastry board that fulfills all the requirements of a pastry mat or board. Continue reading below to learn more about this pastry board. This marble pastry board is made of professional quality natural marble imported from Taiwan. It has a classic marble texture of color white and grey. It is a sufficiently large marble board and is also not very light weight to move very often. It weighs just under 26 pounds and measures 18 inch long and 18 inch wide. The thickness of this pastry cutting and rolling board is ¾ inch. All the edges on this marble pastry board are made to curve so that there are no accidental cuts when they come in contact with the person using them. The pastry board also has plastic rubber feet to keep the board steady and also prevent wooden and other marble countertops for scratching. Since this marble pastry board is made of natural marble, it remains cool and is very simple and easy to clean as compared to wooden pastry boards which when become damp take more time to clean and maintain. It is the cleaning and durability which makes marble pastry boards and mats more favorite than the boards made...

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Silicone Bakeware Set – 10 Piece Silicone Baking Set

[asa]B002RARGAS[/asa] For those who bake very often, a baking set is a must have specially the one that contains all the essential size pans and sheets. The product in review is silicone bakeware set by one of the finest quality manufacturer of silicone cookware, the Silicone Solutions. Continue reading below to learn more about this silicone baking set. The reason why silicone bakeware sets are gaining huge amount of popularity is their quick release surface and the ability to withstand high temperatures. This baking set is also heat resistant up to 500 F and another advantage is its freezer and microwave safe feature. Every single piece in this silicone baking set is made for food grade silicone which is both stain and odor resistant. This is a 10 piece silicone bakeware set consisting of baking pans and utensils that are used most of the time for making all sorts of baked food. The silicone baking set includes 2 x 9-inch round pans for making cakes, pizzas etc. For muffins and cup cake lovers, especially those who have kids in their homes, this baking set contains 2 x standard 6-cup muffin pans and a 12-cup mini-muffin pan. Accompanied by 9×5 inch loaf bread for making breads of all kinds and a 9×9 inch square pan for making cakes, pies and other baked items. Other pieces in the silicone bakeware set...

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Pizza Supreme

Preparation time : 15 mins | Serves 2 persons This supreme pizza recipe is prepared with mainly chicken supreme hence why its name pizza supreme. A good pizza can not be completed without adding veggies so here in addition to chicken some vegetables including mushrooms, capsicum and olives are used to enhance the flavor of this pizza. Ingredients: 1 cup boneless chicken supreme cooked (make small pieces) 1 regular Pizza crust (or click here for homemade pizza dough) 3-4 butter mushrooms (cut into small pieces) 1 large capsicum (cut into small cubes) 1/4 cup black and green olives 1/4 cup pizza sauce 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Amazon.com WidgetsProcedure: 1. For making boneless chicken supreme click here. 2. To make this pizza supreme take a pizza crust and spread pizza sauce evenly over the whole crust surface. 3. Now place boneless chicken supreme pieces onto the sauce so that all pieces are evenly distributed. 4. Spread vegetables including capsicum, mushrooms and olives and sprinkle oregano throughout the crust. 5. In the end spread both the cheese onto the pizza and bake for just 10-12 mins at 450 degrees F. Turn on both upper and lower burner in the start but after 8 mins turn off the lower flame so that pizza crust would not become hard. 6. Delicious hot supreme pizza is...

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Chicken Supreme

Preparation time : 40 mins. | Serves 6 persons This chicken supreme recipe is mostly prepared for pizza topping or sandwich stuffing but here boned chicken pieces are baked with the same recipe and is served with Italian or garlic bread which best complements this chicken recipe. You may alter the quantity of spices according to your taste. Ingredients: 2 kg chicken pieces (with bones) 2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp salt 1/2 tbsp garlic powder 1/2 tbsp black pepper 1/2 tbsp onion powder 1 tbsp paprika Pinch of cayenne pepper 1/2 cup vegetable oil Amazon.com Widgets Procedure: 1. Marinate chicken in the above mentioned ingredients for overnight. The marination time should be at least 3 hours so that all the flavors completely absorb in the chicken. 2. In a suitable baking tray transfer all the marinated chicken pieces and bake for 40 mins at 350 degrees F. Turn the sides of every chicken piece in between baking and add water if necessary because chicken should not get dry and remain juicy. 3. When the chicken has been completely baked take it out from oven and serve with garlic or any Italian bread and mashed potatoes. photo source :...

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Penne Pasta Recipe

Preparation time : 30 mins | Serves 4 persons This Penne pasta recipe is prepared with ground beef and cheese hence it is also called Penne pasta casserole. Steak seasoning flavor is used in this recipe to make it little spicy and pickled cucumber gives it sour taste. Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups whole wheat penne pasta 3/4 pound lean ground beef 1 medium size onion (finely chopped) 1 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 2 tbsp mustard paste 2 tbsp ketchup 1/2 cup pickled cucumber 1 tsp steak seasoning 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese For Steak Seasoning: 4 tbsp salt 2 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp black pepper 1 1/2 tsp onion powder 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 1/2 tsp red pepper 1/2 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp turmeric Amazon.com Widgets Procedure: 1. Boil pasta with little oil and salt for 15 mins then drain out all the water and let it cool. 2. In a sauce pan fry onions for just a minute until its color changes to pink. 3. Add ground beef and cook with onion at medium heat for 5-10 mins until all the water of meat would get dry. 4. To prepare steak seasoning mix all the above mentioned ingredients of steak seasoning and put in an air tight bottle. 5. Now mix rest of the ingredients in the beef including, tomatoes, mustard, ketchup, cucumber, steak...

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Italian Pasta Recipe

Preparation time: 20 mins | Serves 7 persons This Italian pasta recipe is prepared with special white sauce along with some cheesy flavor of Parmesan and cheddar. Hence it is also called Italian Cheese Pasta. Ingredients: 2 cups pasta (use any pasta or even macaroni) 1/4 cup margarine 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups milk 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp mustard powder 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp pepper 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese Amazon.com Widgets Procedure: 1. To make this Italian pasta, boil pasta with salt and oil as per instructions mentioned on the packet. 2. To make sauce, melt butter in a sauce pan and add flour. Stir continuously so that flour would evenly roast with butter. 3. When a particular roasted smell starts to come from the flour gradually add milk and stock and stir well so that lumps may not form otherwise dissolve it using whisk. 4. Cook the mixture on medium heat until it starts bubbling and gets thick. 5. After that reduce heat and add sour cream, Parmesan cheese, mustard and pepper. Cook for further 2-3 mins. 6. Add boiled pasta to the sauce with cheddar cheese and mix. After 2-3 mins remove the pan from heat and transfer the whole pasta into the serving bowl. 7. Serve the Italian Cheese pasta with garlci...

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